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The E.W. Scripps Company

TV: Morning Anchor / MMJ -KIVI, F/T

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Closing On:
Saturday, 17th October 2020
Thursday, 17th December 2020
Location: Boise, Idaho

Job Description:

 KIVI-TV  has the following job available. All applicants should apply online at
KIVI, the Scripps ABC Station in Boise, Idaho is looking for an outstanding Morning Anchor/MMJ to join our team. In addition to anchoring the morning show, you will report in the field during the week. You will be responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.
We are committed to representing the audiences we serve. These are our neighbors, our friends and family. Our employees bring their whole selves to work – a diversity of backgrounds, ideas, opinions, life experiences and hobbies. We celebrate what makes us similar – like our passion for journalism -- as much as we celebrate our differences. We welcome bright ideas and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit that will help us shape the future of our industry. Bring your passion and we will nourish your career with the tools to help you exceed your wildest career aspirations.
  o    Anchor morning newscasts and assume a leadership role in the newsroom.
  o    Deliver the news in a smooth, conversational, approachable, yet authoritative tone.
  o    Gather and verify factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research.
  o    Generate creative story ideas daily based on the station’s brand and strategic plan.
  o    Write, edit and organize stories for live reports, taped interviews or online.
  o    Work cooperatively with photographer on assignment.
  o    Edit video and posts stories on multimedia platforms.
  o    Write story content and edit and review video in order to put stories together.
  o    Anchor newscasts live in the field.
  o    Engage viewers via social media on a daily basis.
  o    Take part in station and independent community service events and activities.
  o    Bachelor's degree preferred.
  o    Minimum of 2 years experience.
  o    Strong broadcast and digital writing skills.
  o    Proven ability to relate to the public and share information via social media.
  o    Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems.
  o    Videography and non-linear editing experience.  o    Edit video on various editing systems.
  o    Proficient at posting content to various platforms.
  o    Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
  o    Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
  o    Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  o    Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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About Scripps
The E.W. Scripps Company [1] (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets.
Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.
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